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what causes calcium build up in the body

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Royal
31 years experience Holistic Medicine
CA+ HAS MANY FORMS: Calcium your body absorbs from diet is not the same as that found in plaque. While organic calcium is necessary for many cellular processes, inorganic ... Read More

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Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Calculus: Is the term for a harder (than plaque) deposit that many people get on their teeth. This should be scraped off in periodic dental cleanings. The cause ... Read More
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Sometimes even the: Best hygiene can result in tartar formation. My personal recommendation for my patients is using a braun triumph mechanical toothbrush and waterpik. ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Band keratopathy: Calcium deposition in the eye occurs primarily in the cornea leading to a condition called band kerstopathy. Usually a result of chronic inflammation ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Calcium in brain: Can be normal part of aging, or can result from injury, infections, calcium metabolism defects such as Osteoporosis, Genetic or Autoimmune system diso ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Calcium: You child may have hypercalciurea which maybe due to foods she is eating such as soy products and vegetables rich in calcium. There may be other con ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: You would need a cardiac ct scan which can show calcium build up in the coronary arteries, but it does expose you to about a years worth of radiation ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Extra calcium: The body can only handle 600 milligrams of calcium at once. Extra calcium can build up in the bloodstream and, when excreted through kidneys in urine, ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Taylor
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Calcium: can build up in occupational disease that develop from inhaling dust of silica. Its a condition called Silicosis. Other conditions can be seen on t ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Golden
20 years experience Urology
Depends: Many people make innumerable tiny crystals that continually pass out in the urine. If they stick together, the conglomerate becomes a kidney or urete ... Read More
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